3336 Prairie Wind Rd Long Grove, IL 60047

Spacious Ranch on 2.6 Acres in Long Grove: Dennis Blair customized property on 2 lots with Unique Circular Floor Plan! 5 Bedrooms 4 and 1/2 Bath 2 Car Garage Partial, Walkout Basement 3 Fireplaces Screened porch   Taxes: $19,126 List Price: $450,000 SHORT SALE Agent Remarks:    TOO MUCH TO LIST! COME SEE! 2.6 ACRES W/2 SEPARATE PIN #’S!… Continue reading 3336 Prairie Wind Rd Long Grove, IL 60047

Before Selling, De-cluttering is Key

De-cluttering is best home improvement  (EMERYVILLE, Calif.) – The lead-generating company HomeGain has released a survey of real estate professionals that indicates the best inexpensive improvement homeowners can make before a sale is cleaning up the property. Professionals were asked what was the best thing homeowners could do for less than $5,000. The No. 1… Continue reading Before Selling, De-cluttering is Key

Preparing to Rent Out Your Home

Thinking about becoming a landlord?  Many homeowners are choosing to hang on to their properties rather than selling with the current market conditions.  Do you know what considerations are needed to rent out your home? MSN Real Estate posted a good article entitled 5 Steps to Renting Out Your Home that will give you some… Continue reading Preparing to Rent Out Your Home

Schaumburg Market Stats 2010

According to statistics from Midwest Real Estate Data, this past year there were 214 Detached home sales in Schaumburg, IL.  Of those 214 Single Family Homes that sold, the average sale price was $304,243.   Average days on market for was 133 days. Home sales for Attached properties in Schaumburg, which includes townhouses, condos, and duplexes, came… Continue reading Schaumburg Market Stats 2010

V.A. Home Loan Option

V.A. Home Loans are a great option that are often overlooked and offer great benefits, including 0% down payments and NO monthly mortgage insurance. What is a V.A. Loan? A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  Loan is a guaranteed loan backed by the Government provided to Veterans for the purchase of a principal residence.  Generally,… Continue reading V.A. Home Loan Option